May Day, a Poem

May Day in the Gig Economy 
Where labor laws are non existent 

Where pink slips are celebrated as graduation 

Where people are datafied

Where work life integration is made cool

Short hand for no family time 

Where valuations matter more than values

No not everyone should be an entrepreneur 

Where labor action is decried as anti progress

And branded as lazy and ineffective 

Where as the VC sips a 20 dollar coffee, while it’s a days wage for a worker

Philanthropy is celebrated, while rights are diluted

Happy May Day Workers in a Suit


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